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Harrington College of Design

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220 West Madison Street Chicago, IL 60606 United States

Upcoming Events

January 2015

Font Detective, Extra Bold

January 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Thomas Phinney discusses and shows evidence from several of the cases he has been called into as a typographic consultant, including a forged will, a frontier mailbag, a fake rabbi, and the fake documents about President Bush’s National Guard service. Attendees will learn how mistakes in typography, printing and font selection ruined what could have otherwise been perfectly good forgeries. About Thomas Phinney Thomas Phinney is a consulting font guru, type designer, and vice president of FontLab, the font tools…

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Crafting Type

January 30 - February 1

Crafting Type is an intense 3-day workshop where absolute beginners learn how to design typefaces and intermediate type designers boost their skills. We run it around the world at cities large and small to bring you a solid start in type design. You may not be considering a career as a type designer. Many people we meet at our workshops have already established great careers as artists, architects, and illustrators. Sometimes we see customers again who travel in from another…

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